Kidney-shaped
Kidney-form Kid"ney-form`, Kidney-shaped Kid"ney-shaped`, a. Having the form or shape of a kidney; reniform; as, a kidney-shaped leaf; a kidney-shaped swimming pool. --Gray. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • kidney-shaped — adjective (of a leaf or bean shape) resembling the shape of kidney • Syn: ↑reniform • Similar to: ↑simple, ↑unsubdivided * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : shaped like a kidney : reniform * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • kidney-shaped — /kid nee shaypt /, adj. having the general shape of a long oval indented at one side; reniform: a kidney shaped swimming pool. [1750 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • kidney shaped — Shaped like a kidney; reniform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • kidney-shaped — /ˈkɪdni ʃeɪpt/ (say kidnee shaypt) adjective having the general shape of a long oval indented at one side …   Australian English dictionary

  • Kidney-form — Kid ney form , Kidney shaped Kid ney shaped , a. Having the form or shape of a kidney; reniform; as, a kidney shaped leaf; a kidney shaped swimming pool. Gray. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kidney — Kid ney (k[i^]d n[y^]), n.; pl. {Kidneys} (k[i^]d n[i^]z). [OE. kidnei, kidnere, from Icel. koi[eth]r belly, womb (akin to Goth. gipus, AS. cwi[thorn] womb) + OE. nere kidney; akin to D. nier, G. niere, OHG. nioro, Icel. n[=y]ra, Dan. nyre, Sw.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kidney bean — Kidney Kid ney (k[i^]d n[y^]), n.; pl. {Kidneys} (k[i^]d n[i^]z). [OE. kidnei, kidnere, from Icel. koi[eth]r belly, womb (akin to Goth. gipus, AS. cwi[thorn] womb) + OE. nere kidney; akin to D. nier, G. niere, OHG. nioro, Icel. n[=y]ra, Dan. nyre …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kidney ore — Kidney Kid ney (k[i^]d n[y^]), n.; pl. {Kidneys} (k[i^]d n[i^]z). [OE. kidnei, kidnere, from Icel. koi[eth]r belly, womb (akin to Goth. gipus, AS. cwi[thorn] womb) + OE. nere kidney; akin to D. nier, G. niere, OHG. nioro, Icel. n[=y]ra, Dan. nyre …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kidney stone — Kidney Kid ney (k[i^]d n[y^]), n.; pl. {Kidneys} (k[i^]d n[i^]z). [OE. kidnei, kidnere, from Icel. koi[eth]r belly, womb (akin to Goth. gipus, AS. cwi[thorn] womb) + OE. nere kidney; akin to D. nier, G. niere, OHG. nioro, Icel. n[=y]ra, Dan. nyre …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kidney vetch — Kidney Kid ney (k[i^]d n[y^]), n.; pl. {Kidneys} (k[i^]d n[i^]z). [OE. kidnei, kidnere, from Icel. koi[eth]r belly, womb (akin to Goth. gipus, AS. cwi[thorn] womb) + OE. nere kidney; akin to D. nier, G. niere, OHG. nioro, Icel. n[=y]ra, Dan. nyre …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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